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Folder exclusion to increase access performance when programming.

Good afternoon

I request your support to exclude the following folders from the Antivirus "McAfee Total Protection", because they harm me and slow / delay the compilation and debugging of my code, when I programming.

Login to Home, PC, "Real-time analysis", and there is only the option to "Add file",

(In my versión Spanish is: "Inicio", "PC",  "Análisis en tiempo real") one by one ... it is very limiting and unproductive, I have more than 1000 files and I need to please enable the option or indicate the procedure to add the folder path.

Since I am forced to deactivate the antivirus to be able to work faster, every time I program. I have this problem mainly with Visual Studio (in Path Libray and * .pdb) and in Android Studio in:


Caché of Gradle

Proyects of Android Studio

SDK of Android

Files System of Android Studio

Atte. Fernando LR


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Re: Folder exclusion to increase access performance when programming.


We are sorry for the inconvenience as there is no possible way to exclude a folder but we can add the .exe and its related files to real time scan exceptions. 

Please access the below article that has  information on this.

How to exclude files from virus scans on Windows or macOS 


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